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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By pinocono
I always wondered how many people migrated here...

I always wondered how many people migrated here after watching the Tournament of Roses parade while snowed in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
Shhh! :deal No, no, no, it sucks here! Too...

Shhh! :deal

No, no, no, it sucks here! Too many people, the politics, the high cost of living, and the outright weirdness. Completely outweighs the somewhat pleasant weather and year round...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 341,228
Posted By pinocono
You spend an awful lot time on this site just...

You spend an awful lot time on this site just bitching about shit. If the Rock Store and Mulholland Hwy aren't your thing, nobody's forcing you to stop there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
I don't have that problem here, but I did live in...

I don't have that problem here, but I did live in South Dakota for a couple years back in the '80s. With a riding season a week-and-a-half long, a few snow flurries weren't going to stop us. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
Really unusual

ride to work this morning.

Wet stuff, coming down from the sky, and it wasn't bird shit. I know it's fairly common in other parts of the country, but this clear fluid falling from the heavens is...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,948
Posted By pinocono
So glad to hear it wasn't worse for you. I got...

So glad to hear it wasn't worse for you. I got the chills when I read Chris's post. Heal quick.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9,276
Views: 1,852,206
Posted By pinocono
Could've been an inmate who forgot he wasn't in...

Could've been an inmate who forgot he wasn't in front of his keyboard at the time. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32,987
Views: 8,041,517
Posted By pinocono
All kinds of sideways, probably gonna cross the...

All kinds of sideways, probably gonna cross the double yeller.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32,987
Views: 8,041,517
Posted By pinocono
Hmmm, too simple to be correct. Anyways, if...

Hmmm, too simple to be correct. Anyways, if everybody rode (or drove) with this attitude, we wouldn't have had this riveting discussion for the past week....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,839
Posted By pinocono
Sweet, glad to hear it.

Sweet, glad to hear it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 10:41 AM
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Views: 8,041,517
Posted By pinocono
Your hyperbole hurts your credibility, even when...

Your hyperbole hurts your credibility, even when I agree with you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 341,228
Posted By pinocono
No doubt, but it sure is nice to be able to...

No doubt, but it sure is nice to be able to quickly leave the big turds in the rear view mirror and find excellent riding. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 213,033
Posted By pinocono
Yeah, but: "This bike can outrun pretty much...

Yeah, but:
"This bike can outrun pretty much any sport bike out there today!"

Y'all believe him don'tcha? I'm sure he's been rehabilitated.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 213,033
Posted By pinocono
It's not that I don't like his price, I don't...

It's not that I don't like his price, I don't like his abortion of a motorcycle. To each his own, but I'm not likely to "build one myself".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,839
Posted By pinocono
Like you, I was obsessed thru my 20's. Half of...

Like you, I was obsessed thru my 20's. Half of that time, all I had was a bike, and that was by choice. As I got into my 30's, my interest waned, and though i had a bike for about half of that time,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9,276
Views: 1,852,206
Posted By pinocono
I just tell them it'll do the speed limit. :evil

I just tell them it'll do the speed limit. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9,276
Views: 1,852,206
Posted By pinocono
It is the Oakland A's, not the As.

It is the Oakland A's, not the As.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:14 PM
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Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
I don't give a fuck what your point was, and I...

I don't give a fuck what your point was, and I don't give a fuck how clear your lane was on the 5. Wheelies on public streets and highways are stupid. Quit being stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
This would be a better way to describe what I...

This would be a better way to describe what I mean.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
I can think of one, dealership network, two,...

I can think of one, dealership network, two, aftermarket support, and three, a person with modest mechanical skills can still work on a Harley.

Personally, I'd take the Triumph, it's got the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 01:51 PM
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Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
LOL, yeah just because you can tour on a Honda...

LOL, yeah just because you can tour on a Honda Cub, and as we know, you can, doesn't put it in the Touring Bike class. I do agree there are sub classes for touring bikes though. I put Harley's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 10:41 AM
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Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
Do most non-Harley riders group the touring line...

Do most non-Harley riders group the touring line in with the cruisers? I have a Dyna Super Glide, which I would put in the cruiser category. I also have a Road Glide, which I don't consider a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 09:13 AM
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Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
Ah, thanks for the correction.

Ah, thanks for the correction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 09:03 AM
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Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
I feel HD messed up on the VRod as much as they...

I feel HD messed up on the VRod as much as they did with Buell.

Harley based the engine off of the engine Porsche designed for the VR1000 race bike. Harley got some really nice rules concessions...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
The current CEO, Keith Wandell, was in charge of...

The current CEO, Keith Wandell, was in charge of MV Agusta for the short time that Harley owned it. I think he has a more global outlook than past leadership.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
I doubt Harley would go so far as to build an...

I doubt Harley would go so far as to build an actual sport bike. I'm hoping they will eventually build something more along the lines of a sport touring bike. I have a Road Glide, and I wouldn't mind...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
In that case, your premise is incorrect. Tighter...

In that case, your premise is incorrect. Tighter tolerances are not the only way to make more power in a water cooled bike. Tighter tolerances generally allow for better heat transfer and a longer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
Maybe I'm reading you wrong. When I think of...

Maybe I'm reading you wrong. When I think of tolerances, I'm thinking of the clearances used on bearings, valve stem to guide, piston to cylinder wall, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
Even I think sooner than later. Sure, Harley...

Even I think sooner than later.

Sure, Harley sells over a quarter million motorcycles, with a higher margin than most. They have a consumer core that's happy with what they're getting from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
No, there's much more to it than that, though...

No, there's much more to it than that, though yes, you can generally run righter clearances.

Because temperatures are lower and more consistent, you can run higher compression ratios. That could...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
Yep. There are still drivers on the road that...

Yep.
There are still drivers on the road that will cancel their insurance after getting their tag though. Unless they get pulled over for some other infraction, they can fly under the radar. So it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By pinocono
How about the local DMV course/lot? They're...

How about the local DMV course/lot? They're usually empty on the weekends.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,998
Posted By pinocono
So we're are saying if you did it, own it, and...

So we're are saying if you did it, own it, and show the proper respect to LEO (deserved or not) and you may get off with a warning.

So, if I show the same, proper, level of respect, but decline...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
Don't do me any favors. Please. I've had enough...

Don't do me any favors. Please. I've had enough of that know-it-all fuckhead.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32,987
Views: 8,041,517
Posted By pinocono
https://scontent-a-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,503
Posted By pinocono
That's what I'm afraid of. Let's let sleeping...

That's what I'm afraid of. Let's let sleeping dogs lie. Should some legislator get a burr under his saddle and introduce legislation restricting lane sharing, we'll need to actively fight that....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
As much as I hate stereotypes, this one is right...

As much as I hate stereotypes, this one is right on. Y'all think Harleys are rolling roadblocks, Prius drivers will get in the HOV lanes and go 15 mph under the speed limit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 07:38 PM
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Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 09:58 PM
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Views: 397,649
Posted By pinocono
Jason Cormier has spoken. Close the internet.

Jason Cormier has spoken. Close the internet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By pinocono
Sure, but what was strange, odd, or FUN about...

Sure, but what was strange, odd, or FUN about either of those posts? Neither had anything interesting to add to the thread. I can take good natured ribbing, my skin actually is fairly thick (thank...
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